Rules Limiting Truckers’ Driving Time Set to be Relaxed

The Department of Transportation is moving to loosen regulations on how many hours truck drivers can work, the Associated Press is reporting. While the trucking industry has long been fighting to relax the federal guidelines that limit how long drivers can stay on the road before stopping to rest, safety advocates warn that the move […]

Government Report Calls for 20-Year Fix of Interstate Highways

While most government and think tank studies on the abysmal condition of U.S. roads are general in nature, a new congressionally mandated report zeroes in on the Interstate Highway System and finds the future of those ribbons of highway that tie the nation together so at risk that drastic action should be taken over a […]

Trucking Group to Challenge California Supreme Court’s Independent Contractor Ruling

The Western States Trucking Association plans to challenge a California Supreme Court ruling that it says will effectively end the use of trucking owner-operators in the state. In the landmark Dynamex Operations West Inc. v. The Superior Court of Los Angeles County decision, the state Supreme Court ruled that certain workers, in particular transportation drivers, […]